Mike Wilbur

CHICAGO LADDER TRUCK STRUCK BY RACING TOW TRUCKS

Chicago police responded about 10:20 AM Thursday November 7, 2019to a hit-and-run crash property damage only at Marquette Road and Kimbark Avenue Chicago, IL. Police received a report from Chicago Fire Department Truck 16’s crew that they were hit by a white tow truck. Two tow trucks appeared as though they might have been racing, and one of the tow trucks “slammed” the ladder truck, according to the crew.

Initially, no firefighters were reported injured. However, CFD Ladder Truck 16 was not drivable after the crash.

Both tow trucks were driven eastbound after the crash. One tow truck was driven east on 67th Street and then southbound at an unknown street.

The offending vehicle was described as a private company tow truck

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